1. PACFLT Cyber Security Conference Highlights Cyber Capabilities

    More than 160 cyber security specialists met at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam Feb. 9-11 to discuss cyber readiness within the Pacific Fleet.

    Adm. Scott Swift, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, delivers opening remarks during the Fleet Cybersecurity Waterfront Training Symposium at Joint Base Pearl Harbor. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Tamara Vaughn)
  2. PACFLT Hosts 10th Annual Senior Leaders Course Amid Complex Regional Challenges

    Senior military leaders from 13 nations gathered at U.S. Pacific Fleet headquarters in Hawaii for the 10th annual Naval War College Combined Force Maritime Component Commander Flag Officer Course Feb. 4-10.

    Adm. Scott Swift, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, briefs flag officers during the 10th annual Naval War College Combined Force Maritime Component Commander Flag Officer Course. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Brian Wilbur)
  3. USS Higgins to Return from Deployment

    The guided-missile destroyer is scheduled to return to San Diego Feb. 11 following a 225-day independent deployment to the Arabian Gulf, Western Pacific, and Indian Oceans.

    In this file photo, USS Higgins (DDG 76) operates in the Arabian Gulf in December. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Gabriel Bevan)
  4. Boxer Amphibious Ready Group, 13th MEU Prepare to Deploy

    More than 4,500 Sailors and Marines from the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group and 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) are scheduled to depart San Diego Feb. 12 for a deployment to the U.S. 3rd, 5th and 7th Fleet areas of operation.

    USS Boxer (LHD 4), USS New Orleans (LPD 18) and USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) steam in formation in the Pacific. (U.S. Navy file photo/MC3 Mark El-Rayes)
  5. Bonhomme Richard ARG Embarks 31st MEU

    The Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) wrapped up its onload of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Feb. 5 as part of an ongoing patrol of the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations.

    USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) departs White Beach Naval Facility Feb. 6 after embarking Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. (U.S. Navy/Lt. David Levy)
  6. USS Ashland Arrives in Thailand for Cobra Gold

    The amphibious dock landing ship, with embarked elements of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, arrived in Sattahip, Thailand, Feb.5 for exercise Cobra Gold.

    Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit man the rails as USS Ashland (LSD 48) arrives in Sattahip, Thailand. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Kelsey L. Adams)
  7. USS John C. Stennis Strike Group Enters 7th Fleet

    The Carrier Strike Group, made up of about 7,000 Sailors and five ships, arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations Feb. 4 as part of an ongoing deployment.

    Sailors aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) move an F/A-18E Super Hornet aboard the aircraft carrier earlier this week. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Kenneth Rodriguez Santiago )
  8. U.S. Navy Builds International Relationships in India Fleet Review

    USS Antietam (CG 54) and USS McCampbell (DDG 85) arrived in Visakhapatnam, India, Feb. 4 to participate in the nation’s International Fleet Review (IFR) 2016.

    USS Antietam (CG 54) anchors next to USS McCampbell (DDG 85) during India’s International Fleet Review. (U.S. Navy/MC3 David Flewellyn)
  9. Navy Divers Support POW/MIA Mission at WWII Crash Sites

    Sailors from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit 1 embarked USNS Safeguard (T-ARS-50) and began an 80-day mission Jan. 31 to document World War II aircraft crash sites in waters around Papua New Guinea.

    In this file photo, an Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Sailor guides a rigid-hull inflatable boat to USNS Safeguard (T-ARS 50) during search and survey operations of the sunken World War II navy vessels USS Houston (CA 30) and HMAS Perth D29) in Indonesia's Banten Bay in October 2015. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Arthurgwain L. Marquez)
  10. USS Ashland Embarks Marines for Patrol

    The amphibious dock landing ship embarked elements of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit in Okinawa Jan. 28-29 for a patrol of the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations.

    An amphibious assault vehicle approaches USS Ashland (LSD 48) during the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit onload in Okinawa.  (U.S. Marine Corps/Cpl. Thor J. Larson)

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